Show #5430 - Friday, March 28, 2008


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Kathleen Meriwether, an attorney and risk consultant from Yardley, Pennsylvania

Bryan Johnson, a teacher and doctoral student from Los Angeles, California

Ann Drourr, a rare bookseller from Mount Laurel, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a coffee can & an inclined plane.) A ball of clay inside the can is enough to reposition the can's natural center of this, so the can rolls uphill
    $200 6
On Feb. 15, 1898 it famously sank in Havana harbor
    $200 1
According to Parson Weems, this man was incapable of being mendacious
    $200 11
The submarine U.S.S. Nautilus was the first oceangoing vessel to use this form of power
    $200 26
For his subversive activities, Lenin was banished to this region in 1897
    $200 12
First name of Paul McCartney's American wife
    $400 22
Every second, fusion reactions in the Sun convert about 600 million tons of this element into helium
    $400 7
It can mean erect, honest & just, or a type of piano
    $400 2
This U.S. general who loved horses & studied at a cavalry school helped protect the Lipizzaners in WWII
    $400 17
In 1838 the Sirius became the first steamship to cross this ocean using steam power alone
    $400 27
Lenin returned to Russia from Europe following the overthrow of the czar in this year
    $400 13
The Philharmonic Orchestra of this English city marked its 150th anniversary by premiering an oratorio by Paul
    $600 23
Edward Doisy won a 1943 Nobel Prize for synthesizing this hemorrhage-inhibiting vitamin; isn't that "special"?
    $600 8
During pregnancy, this organ expands to more than 20 times its normal size
    $600 3
His command of the 7th Cavalry ended on June 25, 1876
    $600 18
On a sailing ship, these can be buntlines, downhauls or sheets
    $600 28
Lenin led this "majority" revolutionary faction to power in the October Revolution
    DD: $1,200 14
The 2 singers Paul had No. 1 duets with in the 1980s
    $800 24
Of the 3 basic rock types, the type that was once one form but has changed to another due to heat & pressure
    $800 9
A "raw" yellowish-brown color, or a "burnt" reddish-brown
    $800 4
In 1760 he became the last British monarch to be buried in Westminster Abbey
    $800 19
Apollo 15's command module was named in honor of this ship commanded by captain James Cook
    $800 29
Following the establishment of a dictatorship, Lenin changed his political party's name to this
    $800 15
"Silly Love Songs" was a No. 1 hit for Paul & this band in 1976
    $1000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew holds a white rock at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico.) Because it's water-soluble, this form of calcium sulfate is rarely found in sand, but here in New Mexico's Tularosa Basin, there are no rivers to carry it away, so it forms the famed white sand
    $1000 10
Word used on the cover of a dictionary to indicate that it hasn't been reduced from a larger work
    $1000 5
This South American capital was once known as Stabroek
    $1000 20
Before its name was changed, this ship of Sir Francis Drake was known as the Pelican
    $1000 30
After Lenin's death in 1924, this man began purging rivals & eventually took over the top spot
    $1000 16
She's Paul's daughter & a leading fashion designer

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ann Bryan Kathleen
$2,200 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Bryan Kathleen
$2,400 $7,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Grant's Vicksburg campaign was delayed months by Gen. Forrest's destruction of these main supply lines
    $400 21
This lead singer of Queen wrote & sang what was voted the best single ever in a U.K. Guinness poll
    $400 6
At 1.2 million square miles, it's the largest country in the world that fits the category
    $400 1
The Chinese assign each year an element as well as an animal; 1972 got rat & water & 1976, dragon & this
    $400 15
A phrase in Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens" became the title of this Capote crime book
    $400 26
Depression era Erskine Caldwell novel about sharecroppers residing in the smallest U.S. state
    $800 12
This national battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md. commemorates the bloodiest single day of the Civil War
    $800 22
On the hit album "Last Mango in Paris", this "Indy" actor provided the bullwhip cracks
    $800 7
Construction of this Asian capital city near Rawalpindi began in 1961
    $800 2
2 of the 4 months without a U.S. federal holiday
    $800 17
He won an Oscar for writing the screenplay of "The Cider House Rules", based on his own novel
    $800 27
This rabid Stephen King dog has been coachin' Penn State since 1966
    $1200 13
Sherman's campaign for this city took 3 months in 1864
    $1200 23
This actor was good friends with Hemingway & starred in "For Whom the Bell Tolls" & "A Farewell to Arms"
    $1200 8
This parish of Louisiana shares its name with a European peninsula
    $1200 3
March 25 was this day in Britain until adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752
    $1200 18
In 1944 the post office said his "Droll Stories", part of "La Comedie Humaine", was too obscene to mail
    $1200 28
"Watery" Milli Vanilli tune that accuses Robespierre et al. of commiting crimes from 1793-1794
    $1600 14
In 1862 CSA Gen. Beauregard wanted Island No. 10 in this body of water held at all costs; didn't happen
    $1600 24
Either of the 2 actresses who won Oscars for "All the King's Men" or "The Fisher King"
    $1600 9
In the 1950s, CIA operative Kermit Roosevelt was in charge of toppling this country's PM Mossadegh
    $1600 4
The famous Aztec calendar stone depicts Tonatiuh, the god of this, at its center
    $1600 19
"A Long Way Gone" is Ishmael Beah's memoir of being a boy soldier in this war-torn West African country
    $2000 16
The hopeless "Mud March" in a Virginia downpour ended Burnside's command of the force called this Army
    $2000 25
On "Saturday Night Live", he was, and you weren't
    DD: $2,000 10
Appropriately, this Swiss town takes its name from its position between Lake Brienz in the East & Lake Thun in the West
    DD: $2,000 5
In 2007 the Fourth of July was a Wednesday; in 2008, it will fall on this day
    $2000 20
In a 1932 Stella Gibbons novel, a curse binds the Starkadder family to this "chilly" title farm

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Bryan Kathleen
$8,000 $12,400 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The two 3-letter words applied to those for & against the 18th Amendment, & states with differing laws on the issue

Final scores:

Ann Bryan Kathleen
$15,500 $16,001 $500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ann Bryan Kathleen
$8,000 $14,400 $6,200
13 R,
5 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2007-12-04
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